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Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig

Hyped by on June 22, 2013 Website: mlbinsiders.net

74 years ago this weekend when one of baseball's greatest diplomats of the game and of human perseverance made one of the most difficult decisions of his life: he chose to do what was best for his team and retired from baseball. Henry Louis Gehrig, the “Iron Horse”, after playing in 2,130 consecutive games for the New York Yankees, would never set foot on the field of play again as the starting first baseman.

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